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$25 billion in Revenue China's Second Largest Food Company Launches Products on VeChainThor Blockchain Solution
VeChain is undoubtedly one major blockchain project gaining recognition and adoption in different industries. For background purposes, the blockchain project has collaborated with big and respectable firms across the globe. Few days back, VeChain (VET) announced a partnership with Bright Foods (Group) Co., a group of company with approximately $25 billion annual revenue, which also doubles as China?s second largest food manufacturing firm. The partnership also involves Shanghai Xiandao Food, a significantly owned subsidiary of Bright Food which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Shanghai Municipal Government.
May 19, 2019 4:32 PM


Ripple Exec: Blockchain, Crypto Will Have a Role in US Tech Independence
Technology needs to be a national issue for the United States, with digital currencies and blockchain to be recognized within that goal, according to Ripples? Director of Regulatory Relations Ryan Zagone, at the Consensus 2019 conference on May 14. Zagone stated that technology needs to be a national security issue for the U.S. to ensure that the country is the leader and is not reliant on foreign innovators: ?There is a broad discussion in Washington around 5G being dominated by foreign firms and the U.S. being reliant on foreign technology and foreign expertise? With blockchain and crypto, I think there's a recognition now that these will be part of our future infrastructure? It?s important both for national security and from an economic perspective, that the U.S. is a leader in that.?

Ripple Brings XRP-Powered xRapid to 200 Banks and Financial Institutions
Ripple?s chief technology officer says the latest version of its cross-border payment solution xCurrent is up and running, giving its 200-plus customers a way to integrate the XRP-powered xRapid with the flip of a switch. David Schwartz revealed on Twitter that the upgrade has officially launched. ?4.0 is live. We?re working to get ll customers upgraded, but it?s a complex process. Multihop, xRapid support, much easier peering, and a much easier customer integration process are the major new features.? The upgrade promises ?Increased Product Interoperability? and offers banks and financial institutions that want to leverage digital assets a way to ?seamlessly access xRapid for digital asset payments.?
May 06, 2019 11:16 PM


Euronet Subsidiary Ria Turns to Ripple Tech Seeking Faster Money Transfers - CoinDesk
Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of U.S.-based payments firm Euronet Worldwide, has joined Ripple?s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border payments. In an announcement Wednesday, Ripple said that RippleNet will help Ria settle transactions with ?increased speed, transparency and efficiency.? Customers stand to benefit too, it adds, with end-to-end tracking, improved visibility into fees and details of transaction status and estimated time of completion. ?Ria?s integration with Ripple serves to build rails for an innovative payment infrastructure that seeks to provide easier access to potential partners, while delivering faster and cleaner payments to its users,? according to Euronet?s money transfer segment CEO, Juan Bianchi.
May 03, 2019 4:40 PM


A $50 Billion Banking Giant Launches International Payments with Ripple's XRP
By CCN.com: At the Financial Sector Conference on April 24, Saudi British Bank (SABB) announced the launch of its Instant Cross-Border Transfer Service, a payments infrastructure based on the Ripple blockchain network that utilizes crypto asset XRP for liquidity. With nearly $50 billion in assets, SABB initially joined the Ripple network in January 2018 with the support of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) to use emerging technology in the blockchain to process payments. The bank said that it conducted its first pilot transaction on the Ripple blockchain network later that year in December, continuing to collaborate with Ripple to implement blockchain technology onto the bank?s payments system.
April 30, 2019 9:56 AM


Saudi British Bank Launches Ripple-based Instant Cross-Border Transfer Services
Saudi British Bank (SABB) recently announced its launch of an instant cross-border service which is powered by Ripple as per a press release published on April 25th. The bank stated that the technology, which was revealed at the Financial Sector Conference in Riyadh on April 24th and 25th forms part of its ?strategic plan towards digital transformation and enriching customer experience.? As per a statement from SABB, it was one of the first financial institutions to join forces with Ripple back in January 2018. Following this, the tech was successfully implemented by means of a pilot transaction back in December 2018 using the India rupee.
April 26, 2019 12:12 PM


Ripple Welcomes Yoshitaka Kitao to Its Board of Directors
The Representative Director, President and CEO of SBI Holdings, Inc. Yoshitaka Kitao will be joining Ripple?s Board of Directors. Having served as the head of dozens of companies throughout his career, Mr. Kitao brings to the board extensive leadership experience and knowledge of global financial markets. ?Blockchain and digital assets are changing the way we move money around the world, and Ripple is the driving force behind this positive change. I am excited by this opportunity to lend my expertise and be part of the company?s next phase of growth,? said Mr. Kitao. Yoshitaka Kitao established SBI Holdings in July 1999. Today, he?s transformed the company into one of Japan?s most prominent financial services groups and the most influential adopter of blockchain and digital asset innovation in the region.
April 25, 2019 8:10 PM


Ripple-Backed Startup Launches XRP Payments Platform for Retail Stores on iOS and Android
The Ripple-backed startup XRPL Labs has launched a new payments app designed to give store owners an easy way to accept XRP. The app, called XRPayments, is now available on both iOS and Android via the App Store and Google Play Store. The app instantly turns any compatible device into a point-of-sale (PoS) system, allowing retailers to accept XRP on the spot. The founder of XRPL Labs, Wietse Wind, says the app will be utilized at an upcoming XRP meetup in The Netherlands. XRPayments has a built-in currency converter, allowing users in practically any country to instantly calculate the conversion from fiat to XRP.
April 20, 2019 3:47 PM


Amazon, Ripple, Anheuser-Busch and Walmart Join List of 50 Companies Innovating on the Blockchain
Retail giant Amazon is on the list for its suite of blockchain tools built to help developers quickly boot up distributed ledger technology. Brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev makes the cut for its blockchain pilot designed to work with a vending machine that can verify whether people are old enough to drink. Fintech powerhouse Ant Financial operates a blockchain designed to track products on Alibaba. Crypto and blockchain payments startup Ripple is also on the list for on boarding a long list of clients who move money across its suite of cross-border payment solutions. The world?s largest electronics supplier, Foxconn, is also featured in the top 50. Its Shanghai-based startup Chained Finance streamlines the supply chain process by allowing Foxconn suppliers and its suppliers? suppliers to make blockchain-based payments, providing real-time financing and eliminating paperwork. The Taiwan-based company has also invested over $40 million in several blockchain and cryptocurrency-related companies including Abra, Galaxy Digital, Cambridge Blockchain and Digital Currency Group.
April 18, 2019 6:45 AM


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April 17, 2019 12:37 PM


French / European / Worldwide Regulation - Paris Blockchain Conference April 2019
Or sign in with one of these services By JannaOneTrick, Tuesday at 10:26 AM in Regulation Our Minister of the Economy and Finance is working very closely with Christine Largarde (IMF) and is VERY BULLISH on digital assets France is on-board and full stream ahead AND IT IS COMING AT AN INTERNATIONAL LEVEL The Paris Blockchain Week is underway. And I have a very interesting conference by our Minister of the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, just below. Also, I provided a thorough interview, all the way down, that you can google translate. https://www.blockchainweekparis.com/ "We have all the assets to make France a country at the forefront of the #Blockchain. Discover the Blockchain strategy of France in my interview @MagazineCapital."
April 17, 2019 8:15 AM


Massive $1 Million Bitcoin (BTC) Bounty Revealed Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Tron, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA
From a huge Bitcoin bounty to a new milestone for Litecoin, here?s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. A treasure hunt for $1 million worth of Bitcoin is underway, thanks to a mysterious message from space. According to an anonymous message broadcast on a satellite operated by Blockstream, the keys to a million-dollar Bitcoin wallet have been split into a thousand pieces. The first person to collect 400 of those pieces can unlock the treasure using ?the magic of the wizard Shamir? ? a reference to a cryptographic algorithm called Shamir?s Secret Sharing, which was developed by Adi Shamir back in 1979.
April 16, 2019 9:28 PM


Bitcoin Whales Move 42,616 BTC As Leading Crypto Tests $5,000
Crypto whale watchers are tracking a pair of huge Bitcoin transactions that moved a total of 20,378 BTC worth about $102.5 million. Both transactions happened between unknown wallets and do not appear to be traders gearing up to sell. The movements are part of a larger Bitcoin whale migration happening as the markets move into the red. In the last 24 hours, whales moved a total of 42,616 BTC worth about $215 million, at time of writing. The vast majority of the BTC was moved off of crypto exchanges to unknown wallets, or from one crypto exchange to another. Right now, the crypto market is a sea of red. Bitcoin is down 4.86% at $5,036. Ethereum is down 8.61% at $164.77, and XRP is down 8.13% at $0.3285.
April 12, 2019 3:26 AM


Coinbase And Visa Are Making XRP, Bitcoin, Ethereum, And Litecoin Payments A Reality
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April 11, 2019 8:14 AM


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